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actually happens. thanks for watching nbc bay area news at 5:00. nbc nightly news is next and then we'll have more local news on the bay area at 6:00. see you then. good night. >>> marching on. a day of demonstrations here and around the world as tens of thousands take to the streets, at least one protest turns violent. >>> bank backlash. growing outrage over all those new fees and how you can avoid them. >>> to the rescue. tonight a dangerous mission to evacuate an ailing american woman stuck on the south pole. >>> and making a difference. how one woman inspired so many others in the fight against cancer. others in the fight against cancer. tonight, the making of an angel. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. the chorus of protests over big money and hard times reverberated around the world today as tens of thousands took to the streets and across the u.s. to europe and all the way to johannesburg, railing against banks, corporate profits and the wealthy. but it was in rome that things turned violent with reports of at least 70 injured, cars set
for the sea lion. >> the marine mammal center does excellent work. >> thanks for watching. we've got "nbc nightly news," area at 6:00. >>> target: terror -- hours after a direct strike on one of america's most wanted, tonight the capture of another major terrorist leader behind a string of deadly attacks. >>> running mates. as the leaders of the republican pack barn storm the campaign trail, their wives, including a self-described she-lion, step out into the spotlight. >>> at her side. days from a verdict that could set amanda knox free, tonight lester holt in italy with her anguished family. >>> sign of the times. how some schools are going commercial to deal with brutal budget cuts. >>> and back in the game. after a life-altering tragedy, an emotional return to the after a life-altering tragedy, an emotional return to the ballpark for a 6-year-old boy. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. the state department is warning u.s. citizens tonight of potential anti-american attacks worldwide. the travel warning about potential retaliatory attacks comes one day after
. "xfinity sports sunday" is done. i'm jim kozimor. up next, a special edition of "nbc bay area news." t >>> right now on nbc bay area news. a kayaking trip on the san francisco bay turned into a search and rescue after the kayak was swept under. >>> also, with just two weeks to go until election day, there are now allegations of fraud in the san francisco mayoral race. we'll have a live report. a major earthquake in turkey killed more than 100 people. and a frantic search continues tonight for possible survivors. the news starts right now. >>> good sunday evening. i'm diane dwyer. thanks for joining us for this special edition of nbc bay area news. tonight, several candidates running for mayor in san francisco are asking the federal government to step in to make sure the election is conducted fairly. election day is just about two weeks away and the request comes in the wake of accusations of voter fraud. nbc bay area's monte francis is in san francisco with more for us. monty? >> good evening. seven of the candidates sent this letter to the secretary of state and to the department of j
. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation, including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with a surprise appearance by winter. parts of the northeast are crippled in darkness this morning after a rare autumn nor'easter dumped a heavy blanket of wet, crushing snow over the weekend. at least 11 deaths have been reported. more than 3 million homes and businesses have lost power and officials can't say when it will be restored. francis has more. >> reporter: it's not what you would expect to see on the eve of halloween, goblins and ghouls covered in white. but this winter stormy won't keep kids from getting their treats. >> we're excited, actually. >> reporter: cleanup began sunday in areas more used to raking leaves than shoveling snow in october. >> i think mother nature played a trick on us. >> reporter: a trick that has left 3 million in the dark as crippled limbs fell on roads and power lines. >> a lot of tree damage. >> reporter: damage that can take ahile to repair. >> they're going to have ext
head in parts of the nation. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation, including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with the loss of steve jobs. it was news many people learned on the very devices he will be remembered for that changed the way we communicate. the tech visionary died yesterday at the age of 56, surrounded by his family. apple fans paid tribute to its iconic co-founder outside the company's headquarters in california last night as similar memorials popped up outside apple stores across the country. nbc's george lewis looks back on his life and legacy. >> reporter: he was the father of the iphone, the ipad, the apple mac computer turning gadgets into desire. >> i think you should go after more. >> as he was fond of saying, wait, there's more. >> today apple is going to be reinvent the phone. >> reporter: and people did wait. in long lines for the first iphones in 2007. and then three years later they lined up for the ipad. changing the way people consume media. >> design plus
for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. in eastern turkey tonight, some people are digging with their hands in a desperate search for the living after a deadly earthquake jolted the region this afternoon. the quake with a magnitude of 7.2 was centered close to the iranian border near the city of van, but caused damage across a wide area. scores of buildings have collapsed, trapping an unknown number of people. said the mayor of one hard hit town, people are in agony. we can hear their screams. at least 138 people are dead. but that number is expected to quickly and dramatically climb. nbc's ana bell roberts is following developments for us from london tonight with this report. >> reporter: it may be night, but the rescue work continues. local people join the overwhelmed emergency crews to dig through the rubble in the hopes of finding survivors. and they do, a young woman grimacing with pain. she's raised on a stretcher and carried to an ambulance. one life saved is a triumph. but many more lie buried and the challenge is to reach them fast. the nights are cold, the tempera
against michael jackson's doctor. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation. including those in the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with defeated but not necessarily dead. last night's senate lawmakers voted down president obama's $447 billion jobs bill even as the president was on the road trying to drum up support for it. the package of tax cuts and new spending failed in a 50-49 vote, falling short of the 60 needed to keep it alive. two democrats joined all republicans in blocking a vote on the bill. republicans opposed its spending to stimulate the economy and its tax on millionaires. after the vote, the president vowed to continue his fight. white house officials and congressional supporters say the plan will now be broken up into pieces to allow for separate future votes. >>> last night in a bloomberg television/washington post republican presidential debate, the candidates squared off in new hampshire over economic issues. with a surprise endorsement and 9-9-9 grabbing the spotlight. nbc's ste
i'm ann curry. for all of us here at nbc news, thanks for joining us. >>> this morning on "early today," snow smackingdown. millions in the northeast are still without power after this weekend's rare october snowstorm. >>> road hazard, icy weather reeks havoc on commuter necessary maryland. >>> and goulish goul, thousands of the undead gather in california to set a new world of the undead gather in california to set a new world record. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with a surprise appearance by winter. parts of the northeast are crippled in darkness this morning after a rare autumn nor'easter dumped a heavy blanket of wet, crushing snow over the weekend. at least 11 deaths have been reported. more than 3 million homes and businesses have lost power and officials can't say when it will be restored. francis has more. >> reporter: it's not what you would expect to see on the eve of halloween, gob littles and ghouls covered in white. but this winter stormy won't keep kids from getting their treats. >> we're ex
now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. protesters here in new york who are part of the movement that calls itself occupy wall street that has spread across the country are claiming victory tonight. what was going to be a showdown in a public park today did not happen. this protest movement is showing strength. it's still growing, changing and spreading, while some are trying to define the focus and the mission from this point forward. we begin tonight with nbc's mara schiavocampo in lower manhattan. mara, good evening. >> reporter: brian good evening. on day 28 of the occupy wall street movement, hundreds of protesters went head-to-head with police as celebrations turned to clashes. >> back up! >> reporter: 14 more arrested as police tried to control jubilant crowds spilling into the streets. just moments after it was announced demonstrators would not be removed from zucotti park here, where they've been camping for the last month. video posted online showed a protester after he was allegedly hit by a police officer's motorcycle, an incident that didn't
for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm veronica de la cruz. today begins with the loss of a champion. today, the racing world is mourning the death of 33-year-old indianapolis 500 winner dan wheldon after his car was tangled in a massive multi car collision during yesterday's indy car race in las vegas. three other drivers were injured in the wreck including will power. here is nbc's fred roggin. >> good morning. an incredibly sad and tragic news from yesterday's indy car race. driver dan wheldon died from injuries suffered in a 15-car accident suffered at the he was one of several cars that hit the wall and then several cars burst into flames. the two-time indy 500 champ was air lifted to a hospital. he died with his wife and two children by his side. dan wheldon was 33 years old. we'll have more on this tragedy coming up in sports. for now, veronica, back to you. >> thank you, fred. we appreciate it. >>> in a sign that the occupied wall street protesters are in it for the long haul, close to $300,000 in cash has been donated. they also have a storage spa
>>> this morning on "early today," poll position. our new nbc/wall street journal poll reveals a new gop front-runner. >>> outage outrage. blackberry users around the world are cut off as the company's whole system crashes. >>> and mountain majesty. a tiny himalayan nation hosts a fairytale royal wedding. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation, including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with stealing the lead. a new nbc news/wall street journal poll indicates how volatile the republican race for the white house has become. the data shows there's a new front-runner among presidential hopefuls, unsettling news for some in the republican party. tracie potts is joining us from washington with more on this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. republicans in this poll are siding more with the candidate who shares their views as opposed to the one who can win. that led herman cain to surge to the top with 27%. a lot of his support coming from tea partiers and those who identify themse
difference in their lives. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. we start tonight with a late breaking story from the world of sports where tragedy has taken the life of one of car racing's most well known names. it happened before thousands of stunned fans in a motor speedway in las vegas. a massive pileup that we have just learned killed veteran indy car racer dan wheldon. tonight, the racing world is in deep mourning. nbc's john yang is with us in new york with late details. >> reporter: this was a horrific crash. many drivers saying it is the worst they have ever seen. 15 cars, only the 12th lap of this race, 15 cars involved, wheldon's car went flying over the top of another car, into the fence that runs above the barrier on the outside of the track. he was taken by helicopter to the hospital where he died later. at least three other drivers have been taken to the hospital, though the early indications are that their injuries are not life threatening. wheldon, twice won the indianapolis 500 including this year. this was the final race of the indy car season. a
. a story that will warm your heart. captions paid for by nbc-universal television captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. president obama's announcement yesterday that all american troops will come home from iraq by year's end has a war-weary nation pondering some difficult questions. chief among them, was it worth it? strictly by the numbers it has cost a lot. 4,469 americans killed. more than 32,000 wounded. at a price of more than $700 billion. in the process, a tyrant saddam hussein was toppled. but the elected government in the views of many is weak and corrupt. now as the war ends those americans who fought in it and lost precious loved ones because of it have a lot to say. nbc's mike taibbe has more. >> reporter: across the country they've been waiting for this. the date certain by which all those serving in iraq will be home for good. the war's veterans welcome the news. from south carolina. >> it's about time. we've been wanting this state. >> we did our job. we're coming home. >> reporter: the military spouses and children are thrilled of course. >> it's g
but nonetheless they've got the world's attention. nbc's kyra simmons leads off our coverage from london tonight. >> reporter: this was the day protests on wall street went worldwide. and in places turned violence. in rome, some protestors interrupted a peaceful demonstration to smash bank windows and set fires. there were running battles with water cannons and tear gas. reports say 20 were injured. protestors and police. after 100,000 have been expected for a demonstration inspired by events in america and fuelled by anger at government cuts. in london, protesters were prevented from getting close to the stock exchange. there were five arrests. the day was largely peaceful. >> some are having money and living good lives, some not having money and suffering because of it. >> people have lost their jobs. >> reporter: there are several thousand protestors here in london. part of a movement beginning in the united states, now spreading around the world. 5,000 gathered in germany near the european central bank, the same slogans adopted in the u.s. seen today in germany. and in tehran, and in austral
jackson painted in court today. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. when they write the history of modern medicine including the costs, the exotic medications, all our fancy weapons against illness it might be that the most simple medication in our arsenal, the most modest product in the medicine cabinet may turn out to be the best and most cost effective. that's aspirin. it's almost hard to believe it's all we ever took for headache or aches or pains. that was before we discovered its uses in heart attack prevention, stroke prevention and just now the news is breaking tonight about its use against colon cancer. put it this way. a bottle of generic aspirin, $4.29. medical research, tens of billions of dollars. a household item that could prevent a range of illnesses, priceless. that's how we begin the broadcast tonight with our chief science correspondent robert bazell. >> reporter: it is more powerful evidence that one of the oldest and cheapest medicines on earth may be one of the most beneficial. british researchers studied people
marries a commoner. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. back on september 17, very few people had heard of the protest movement called occupy wall street, but they did and they sure have since then. and so far there have been over 1,000 arrests across the united states as the movement spreads. they share a heritage with other big protest movements in american history. some of them have changed history. even though this protest doesn't look the same or take the same shape exactly any two days in a row. it's on the move. the players change. but the center of the message is increasingly resonating. the crowds tell us that. now the polls tell us that. but tomorrow here in new york an important moment arrives right where it all started. it's where we begin tonight with nbc's mara schiavocampo. mara, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. protesters here at zuccotti park are bracing for a showdown with police tomorrow because the park's owners say they want the group temporarily moved, this as demonstrations continue to take ho
on the day he died. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. he remains one of the biggest names in republican politics. we just watched new jersey governor chris christie carry out a personal yet public deliberation over running for president himself. he said no. but today he made a rare and early endorsement for mitt romney for the gop nomination. some republicans, as you know, have shown buyers remorse at the thought of a romney nomination. there's still a big gop market out there for a more conservative candidate. and the ranks are still shifting tonight, but as you're about to see in our exclusive interview with christie and romney together, today they were all about one republican party going-forward. we begin our coverage tonight with our political director chief white house correspondent, chuck todd in d.c. chuck, good evening. >> good evening, brian. we're at a strange moment in this republican race. just as polls are showing the race is wide open, there's a growing movement among insiders to rally around the fragile front-runner, mit
in china. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewer ace cross the nation. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with holding a show down o. protesters are staying right where they are. the demonstrators have been preparing to face possible evex after the owner demanded the site be importaemptied so it co cleaned. okay pi wall street feared it was all a pretext, part of a plan to permanently end their protest. many felt the stage had been set for major confrontation this morning. within the last hour, new york's deputy mayor announced the owners of the park have postponed the cleaning of the park and for the time being have with drawn their request for assistance to empty it. >>> and america's unemployment situation is the key issue behind growing national protests. today it will be on president obama's agenda as he hits the road to promote his plan for getting americans back to work. for more on that, we go to nbc's tracie potts in washington for us. good morning. >> reporter: hi, lynn. good morning. he is hitting the road headed to michigan
-old dam. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation, including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with coast to coast chaos. receipt flare-ups between police and protesters angry over corporate greed hit cities affected by the nationwide movement may have run out of patience with the protests. to new york last night, occupy wall street protesters marching in lower manhattan were met with police force and barricades after they broke off into groups and held up traffic. at least ten people were arrested. the new york protesters say they were marched in solidarity with marchers in oakland where clashes turned violent on wednesday. nbc's jay gray has more. >> reporter: as the thick smoke of tear gas fills the night sky, it's clear tempers and tension surrounding the national occupy movement are growing. >> all we're trying to say, it's our right, freedom of speech. >> reporter: but after a series of arrests over the last couple of days in oakland, atlanta, albuquerque and other cities, police say the is
position. our new nbc/wall street journal poll reveals a new gop front-runner. >>> outage outrage. blackberry users around the world are cut off as the company's whole system crashes. >>> and mountain majesty. a tiny himalayan nation hosts a >>> and mountain majesty. a tiny himalayan nation hosts a fairytale royal wedding. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with stealing the lead. a new nbc news/wall street journal poll indicates how volatile the republican race for the white house has become. the data shows there's a new front-runner among presidential hopefuls, unsettling news for some. tracie potts joins us with more on this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this poll shows while mitt romney remains the most electable candidate against president obama, it's herman cain that most republican voters would prefer if that election were held today. take a look at the numbers. herman cain stands at 27% ahead of romney's 23%. romney has remained steady. rick perry has slid 20 points since the end of august to
a horrific convenience store crash in australia. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with the death of a dictator. a new chapter begins for libya now that moammar gadhafi is dead. so how was he taken down and what was the united states' role in his killing? nbc steve handelsman has the details. first, we want to warn you, some of the video in this report may be disturbing. >> reporter: outside the white house libyans and libyan-americans staged a thank you rally. moammar gadhafi is dead after 42 years of murderous rule. inside the white house, president obama's pleased his plan worked. >> there's no doubt we did what -- exactly what we said we were going to do in libya. >> reporter: it was a limited u.s. role, bombing last spring when the rebels faced massacre then pushing other nato nations to take over. they say they found him in the sewer in a truck where they say he was shot in the head in crossfire. this is closure for loved ones remembered a
paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation including the pa sishl time zone. i'm lynn berry. and today we begin with under pressure. republican presidential ran dates are in new hampshire gearing up for tone's economic-themed debate. the latest polls show mitt romney out in front while herman cain's recent surge in the polls will shine a brighter spotlight on him. nbc's tracie potts joins us from washington with more on this. >> reporter: good morning. a new poll this morning shows romney in new hampshire with a 30 point lead. cain has second and rick perry is a distant third meaning he has got to prove he can survive. front runner mitt romney has a 37% lead in new hampshire where tonight's debate is supposed to focus on the economy. >> government will spend whatever you give them and then some. and so my view is, hey, guys, let's not talk about taking more of the money of the american people. let's talk about living within the means. >> reporter: but questions about romney's mormon faith are likely to surface tonig
is about to get a 21st century upgrade. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello, and good morning. i'm lynn berry. welcome to our viewers across the nation include the pacific time zone. today we begin with tragedy in turkey. rescuers are digging through dust and rubble in eastern turkey this morning after a powerful 7.2 earthquake struck near the country's border with sunday on sunday. at least 270 people are dead. hundreds more injured, and authorities fear that death toll could rise dramatically in the days ahead. emily morgan from our english broadcasting partner itn reports. >> reporter: grimacing and in pain, but alive, this woman was pulled out from under a collapsed building eight hours after the earthquake struck. working by torchlight rescuers have been looking for survivors trapped by concrete. she was searching for relatives here. this was a seven-story building in van, demolished in a split second as locals watched from below, workers continued the painstaking task of looking and listening. the sounds of cutting machines throughout the evening raised hopes tha
of puts me in a happy place. >> that's all for now. i'm chris hansen. for all of us at nbc news, i'm chris hansen. for all of us at nbc news, thanks for joining us. >>> this morning on "early today," tragedy at the track. a horrific crash claims the life of one of car racing's most well known drivers. >>> remembering the dream, a civil rights icon is immortalized in the nation's capital. >>> and end of the line, a show of solidarity after a young mother and her crying baby get of solidarity after a young mother and her crying baby get booted off a bus. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm veronica de la cruz. today begins with the loss of a champion. today, the racing world is mourning the death of indianapolis 500 winner dan wheldon. three other drivers were hurt in the wreck including will power. here is nbc's fred roggin. >> good morning. an incredibly sad and tragic news from yesterday's indy car race. driver dan wheldon crashed. he was one of several cars that hit the wall and burst into flames. the two-time indy champion died with his wife and
"football night in america" right here on nbc bay area. bank of the west play of the day, cards and brewers, game six, st. louis. one win away from the world series. 12-6 cards in the ninth. jas jason mott. kotsay swinging. that's the 18th pennant for st. louis in their franchise history, our bank of the west play of the day. welcome back in, "xfinity sports sunday." nba, all-time high in popularity, are the fans coming back? >> i think they'll come back as long as the season's not canceled. think that the hard-core fans know what the differences are, and if they can get a season, 50-game season, hard-core fans will understand. and the casual fan, it will be fine with them too because they think it's too long a season anyway. they miss a whole year, think they're in trouble. >> we get to christmas, most casual fans really start thinking about the nba. it's not the nfl. nfl fans are so hyped up about it, if they had not had the first week they would have felt like a betrayal. the nba, they don't get into it, they don't think about it until december 25th or later. i think that time is when th
around. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello, and good morning, i'm lynn berry. welcome to our viewers across the nation including the pacific time zone. today we begin with an end to a very bizarre story. all of the animals that have been released from an exotic animal farm have been accounted for. unfortunately with nearly all have been shot and dead by authorities. now that the hunt is over, officials can focus on why the owner freed the animals and then took his own life. nbc's andy roechen reports. >> reporter: 48 animals were doomed the moment their owner, terry thompson, set them free tuesday night from his farm. as frantic calls to 911 started coming in -- >> there's a lion on mt. perry road. >> reporter: -- deputies knew instantly it was kill or be killed. >> these animals were on the move. he showed aggressive behavior. >> reporter: the animals included wolves, african lions, mountain lions, bears, monkeys, leopards, and what hurt the most for famed zookeeper jack hanna, 18 bengal tigers, an endangeredd species, all shot dead by authorities. >> if you
'sçu6<. etna puts on a spectacular nighttime show. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today we begin a race against time. rescue teams in turkey are frantically searching for signs of life, digging through the aftermath of sunday's 7.2 earthquake.;v< officials say at least 366 were killed and 1300 injured in the quake-prone region. nbc's michelle franzen reports. >> reporter: a young man pulled from the rubble more than 30 hours after being buried alive. a toddler freed from a cage of mangled steel and concrete and carried to safety. rare survival stories giving hope to this devastated town. scores of building were simply flattened in an instant. no one knows just how many people might still be alive, trapped in the rubble. rescue workers are racing agaou6s"á(sjt)háo reach survivors in time, clearing debris with heavy equipment, shovels and by hand. the grief here is overwhelming. families have begun making çh# funeral arrangements for loved ones and the full scope of the disaster is not yet known. turkey's prime minister
traffickers and nbc news has found he's not alone. >>> making a difference. a son on a marathon journey for his mother. tonight, the extraordinary moment at the finish line. >>> also tonight, the scientific proof of why it's so hard once you lose weight to keep it off. proof of why it's so hard once you lose weight to keep it off. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. of all the time bombs in the american economy set to explode with dire consequences this is a big one. staggering debt from student loans. everyone is told a college education is a way to get ahead. college tuitions though keep going up. so does the borrowing. we just hit an awful milestone. our nation's combined student loan debt has now hit $1 trillion. that averages out to $24,000 per student. it's now larger than credit card debt in this country and it comes just as an entire generation is just starting out. today the president suggested one fix. more on that in a moment. we have two reports to start out with tonight beginning with nbc's john yang in chicago. >> repo
. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. tonight here we are revealing for the first time the results of our brand new nbc news wall street journal poll and the numbers reveal a new frontrunner in the gop race -- herman cain. this will be an unwelcome development to the forces at the center of the gop who are trying mightily to blunt the charge from the tea party and others on the right and unite somehow behind a future nominee like mitt romney who the governor of new jersey endorsed just yesterday. but as we learn tonight the numbers are still very much on the move and we begin with our white house correspondent and political director chuck todd. chuck, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. well, look, the republican establishment may believe they know who the republican challenger to president obama is going to be, but republican voters have not gotten the memo. >> my top priority is 9, 9, 9. >> reporter: at tuesday night's new hampshire debate, businessman herman cain and his economic plan were center stage. in the new nbc wall street journal poll, cain i
what happened next. "nightly news" begins now. >> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is nbc nightly news with brian williams. >> why it happened we'll leave to the experts but it happened. tonight because of a freak storm, over 2 million americans have no power. there are towns without gasoline or food stores. halloween has been canceled in a number of communities because streets are dark, trees and wires are down. the storm affected upwards of 60 million americans in all. it tracked across the entire country, and when it arrived out east it dumped snow on a lot of places where they hadn't yet raked leaves this year. those heavy trees were no match for heavy snow and look at some of these totals. 20 inches in hartford, connecticut. 30 in plainfield, mass. more than that in new hampshire. and it's where we begin tonight. nbc's ron allen is in hartford for us. good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you. this is still the scene in so many places across new england. look at all these trees and power lines still down. in fact, across the state of connecticut, mor
for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. the state department is warning u.s. citizens tonight of potential anti-american attacks worldwide. the travel warning about potential retaliatory attacks comes one day after the killing of an american-born al qaeda leader. and tonight more news on this front. reports that nato forces in afghanistan have captured another key figure. this time the target was an elder in a militant group operating on the border between pakistan and afghanistan. it's a group we heard a lot about this week as u.s. officials again questioned pakistan's commitment to fighting terror. nbc's adrien mong is in kabul tonight. >> reporter: it's consider one of the biggest threats to u.s. forces in afghanistan. and today it may have suffered a major blow. the hakani network, a crime family that operates on the border of afghanistan and pakistan with ties to al qaeda and the taliban. known for brazen attacks like the 20-hour siege of the u.s. embassy and nato head quarters in kabul last month. today, nato forces said they captured hajikkahn in a joint operation. nato
in america, we're taking a field with the guys that make the tough calls. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. religion and politics, sensitive topics known to derail polite conversation at the dinner table are having the same effect on the campaign trail tonight. it started with a not so veiled comment about genuine christianity, by a supporter of republican presidential candidate rick perry. from there, it evolved into an attack on mitt romney and his mormon faith. and tonight, as the candidates try to quickly redirect the conversation, romney is once again facing the same question that dogged him since his first white house run, will his religion become an issue with voters? nbc's mike viqueira joins us now from the white house with more on this. good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you, lester. there is more fallout today over the texas pastor's remarks attacking mitt romney's faith. after years of wrestling of the issues of politics and faith, religion and politics, many are asking the question does it all still matter? >> how are you all doing
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humpback whales. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation including the pacific time zone. i'm vinita nair. today we begin a booming rally. the dow jones went on a tear relieved of anxiety after european leaders hammer out a deal. news of the sweeping deal stoked optimism on wall street yesterday with rejuvenate ed investors sending the dow soaring 340 points, putting on track for one of the best months ever. the economy grew at fastest pace of the year in the third quarter with gdp growing at 2.5% annual rate, way up from just 1.3% over the prior three months. we will have more on the market run-up coming up in business. >>> a decade's old case of discrimination against black farmers is being addressed now that a federal judge has approved a landmark $1.2 billion settlement. the case had been settled back in 1999 for $1 billion after a group of african-american farmers successfully sued the department of agriculture for claims that they were denied loans and other federal aid. the second round of payments is direct
lessons. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. we want to begin tonight with the new evidence that the recession has been especially cruel to americans in the age group once considered to be entering the comfort zone, the victory lap years. those aged 55 and older. folks over 55 have not recovered from the recession, in fact their unemployment rate has doubled since 2007. half the folks at or near retirement age think they won't have enough money to retire. half of seniors experiencing money trouble have put off medical or dental care, or stopped taking their medications. it would be nice if it was temporary, but nobody can bet on that as retirement approaches. and we begin here tonight with nbc's anne thompson. >> reporter: this recession has spared no one. but a new government report shows it's devastated older workers. people 55 and up who lost their jobs are less likely to find new ones. the amount of time to find a job tripled for workers 65 and older, going from 11 weeks in 2007 to 31 last year. a lag that continues today, says
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